12 Jul 2016   |   News

Ott Tänak starts in auto24 Rally Estonia Elva Super Special



This year’s auto24 Rally Estonia held on 15-17th of July will host like last year two Super Special Stage. On Friday in the streets of Tartu and on Saturday in Elva. Besides auto24 Rally Estonia participants two previous auto24 Rally Estonia winners will exclusively start to the city stages. In Elva it will be 2014 winner and WRC regular, Rally Poland 2016 runner-up Ott Tänak and on Friday in Tartu 2013 auto24 Rally Estonia winner Georg Gross. Both will drive fast and attractive crosskarts.

Tänak and Gross will start 10 minutes before FIA ERC drivers and the crosskarts they are driving are prepared by Speedcar Estonia. Rear-wheel drive crosscart weights 320 kg and has 750 cc Suzuki engine with 150 bhp. Acceleration 0-100 km/h – 3 seconds.

auto24 Rally Estonia program starts on Friday 13.00 with qualification stage for priority drivers. First Historic cars are ion the podium in Tartu Raekoja Square 17.30. Selection of the starting positions for priority drivers starts 18.00 and 18.15 starts the open press conference for top drivers and 18.30 autograph session. 19.00 is the first FIA ERC car on the podium and the city special starts 20.00 local time. On Saturday Elva city special starts also 20.00 local time.

In addition to being a part of ERC in 2016, auto24 Rally Estonia is also a round of FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship. auto24 Rally Estonia is held on 15-17th of July in Tartu, Elva and on the roads of South-Estonia.